Monthly Archives: October 2013

Change, Change, Change (The RCC).

A Catholic politician and blogger is just oh so very baffled about why non-Catholics might be enthusiastically supporting and pushing for Catholic reform. Hilarity ensues when she uses her out-loud voice to make some wild, misinformed, completely self-serving speculations as … Continue reading

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The Unequally Yoked Club: Turnabout Was Fair Play.

Think I haven’t seen the other side of the Unequally Yoked Club? Oh no. Read on–I’ve been where some of my Christian readers are now, and I’ve got some things to say. Some time after breaking up with Biff, I … Continue reading

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The Unequally Yoked Club: You’re a Monkey, Derek! Dance! (Proving My Non-Religion)

I’m thankful that apologetics works weren’t anywhere near as numerous as they are today and didn’t hold nearly as much power over Christians’ minds as they do today, when I survey the damage done to recent deconverts by well-meaning family … Continue reading

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The Unequally Yoked Club: How Many Soulmates Can One Cavern Hold?

I know I’ve touched on the topic of soulmates before, but I ran across a study the other day that sparked a lot of thinking that I’d like to “just share” with y’all. In my freshman year of high school, … Continue reading

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The Unequally Yoked Club: Going Nuclear.

I had this big long old post I was doing about exactly how my time in the UYC came to an grueling end, but for various reasons (including that Biff is one of those tiresome dipsticks who threatens lawsuits every … Continue reading

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The Unequally Yoked Club: The Bargaining Table.

After Biff figured out that I was quite serious about having deconverted, the bargaining phase of his grief cycle began. It took a little while for me to realize that his goal was nothing less than to get me to … Continue reading

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The Unequally Yoked Club: Questioning Assumptions.

This’ll be a brief post about assumptions I operated under when I was a Christian. These assumptions were a sort of mental voicemail message that played all the time in my head, in the background, under my radar. They were … Continue reading

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The Unequally Yoked Club: Tell Me What You Want (What You Really, Really Want).

The most powerful thing two people can do is really communicate. When there’s a veil in between them, it’s much harder to do that. Not impossible, but a lot harder. I discovered that truth in the early days of my … Continue reading

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The Unequally Yoked Club: When Promises Must Be Broken.

Remember what I was talking about last time about promises? We’re going to talk now about that a little more. I just felt guilty about writing such a long post so I decided to break this out separately. In the … Continue reading

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The Unequally Yoked Club: You Didn’t Sign Up For This.

Before we can really get into the meat of this post, I need to say a few words first about the fundamentalist view of promises, because I don’t think most people outside that mindset will understand fully until this stuff’s … Continue reading

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